The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) is a signature initiative of the American Academy of Nursing (Academy).
Please refer to the Academy's 2021 - 2024 Strategic Plan
for more details. Specifically related to the work of CANS, as outlined in Goal 2 of the Strategic Plan, the Academy seeks to:GOAL 2:
Integrate nursing science into health, wellness, and social justice decisions.
- Grow the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science to include nurse researchers at every stage of their career.
- Amplify the voice of nursing science in national and global conversations setting the direction of health and health care research priorities.
- Champion increased and sustained investment in research conducted by nurse scientists.